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The Green Scissors 2010 report is a guide for lawmakers to make environmental and fiscal responsibility a priority in Washington by eliminating subsidies and programs that both harm the environment and waste taxpayer dollars. This report targets four major areas as places for prime cuts: Energy, Infrastructure, Agriculture and Biofuels, and Public Lands. Each section provides an overview, a summary of the spending cuts and a chart of recommended subsidy cuts. While there are more cuts that could and should be made, this report is a first step to restoring fiscal sanity while also protecting our environment.

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